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Minidoka County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2017: 21,182 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 20,174 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,185
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,148
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,360
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,837 (it was 1,613 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 760 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Minidoka County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (33.2%), Educational, health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (17.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Minidoka County, ID (2017)
    • 13,26465.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,43436.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3331.7%Two or more races
    • 1170.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 870.4%Asian alone
    • 420.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years
Males: 10,701  (50.5%)
Females: 10,481  (49.5%)
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Average household size:
Minidoka County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,188 ($32,021 in 1999)
This county:

$49,188
Idaho:

$52,225

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $472 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $617)
This county:

$472
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,674 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Minidoka:

$142,674
Idaho:

$207,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,030 - $209,314
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $960
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $299

Institutionalized population: 60

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 102
  • Auto thefts: 13

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 68
  • Thefts: 128
  • Auto thefts: 12
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2015: 40 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2016: 200 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2017: 217 buildings, average cost: $231,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Minidoka, ID residents
Average permit cost in Minidoka, ID
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $856 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $769 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Minidoka, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Minidoka, ID in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Minidoka, ID in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.8%
Minidoka County:

15.8%
Idaho:

12.8%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.5% for American Indian residents, 20.2% for other race residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 35.8 years old
(Males: 35.5 years old, Females: 36.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.4 years old, Black residents: 20.5 years old, American Indian residents: 48.9 years old, Asian residents: 53.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 33.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Minidoka County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rupert, Heyburn, Paul, Acequia, Minidoka.

Minidoka County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Minidoka County: Hole-In-The-Wall Cabin (A), Hagerman State Fish Hatchery (B), Dog Creek Reservoir Public Fishing Area (C), Bell Rapids Access Area (D), Niagara Springs Hatchery (E), Crist Cabin (F), Snake River Fish Hatchery (G), Clear Lake Country Club (H), Randolf Pipe (I), Buckeye Ranch (J), West Point (K), Hagerman National Fish Hatchery (L), Bray Lake Ranch (M), Ticeska Station (N), Appleton Siding (O), Idaho Power Company Steelhead Trout Hatchery (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lye Lake (A), Bray Lake (B), Bliss Reservoir (C), Clear Lake (D), Turkey Lake (E), Sliman Reservoir (F), Thorn Creek Reservoir (G), Rattler Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Billingsley Creek (A), Black Canyon Creek (B), Calf Creek (C), Catchall Creek (D), Coyote Creek (E), Deer Creek (F), Briggs Creek (G), East Fork Clover Creek (H), Fourmile Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Minidoka County include: Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area (1), Malad Gorge State Park (2), McGinnis Park (3), Niagara Springs Wildlife Management Area (4), Hagerman Wildlife Management Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Knox County, Maine , Curry County, Oregon , Green County, Wisconsin , Ottawa County, Michigan , Watonwan County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Idaho:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Minidoka, ID
County total employment by year in Minidoka, ID
County average yearly wages by year in Minidoka, ID

Current college students: 670
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,351 (33.9% naturalized citizens)

Minidoka County:

15.8%
Whole state:

5.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4102010 or later
  • 9792000 to 2009
  • 8421990 to 1999
  • 5371980 to 1989
  • 4471970 to 1979
  • 203Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.3%

Minidoka County marital status for males Minidoka County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,462
  • One, attached: 82
  • Two: 170
  • 3 or 4: 362
  • 5 to 9: 184
  • 10 to 19: 47
  • 20 to 49: 81
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 725
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Minidoka County with a mortgage: 3,011 (145 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,414

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

64.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Minidoka County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,71420
Catholic4,1491
Evangelical Protestant2,23419
Mainline Protestant5233
None5,449-
Minidoka County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Minidoka County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Minidoka County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Minidoka County:

8.8%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Minidoka County:

29.9%
State:

25.7%

Agriculture in Minidoka County:

Average size of farms: 329 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $274,994
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $747.22
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $223,640
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $154,999
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.06%
All wheat for grain: 35062 harvested acres
Vegetables: 40 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Minidoka County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 25187804.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Minidoka County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 312% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Minidoka County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from the county center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 328.8 miles away from Minidoka County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 368.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3244: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3244, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Idaho Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 31, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-186: December 31, 1964, FEMA Id: 186, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Minidoka County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Minidoka

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,992 (83.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,053 (12.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 91 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 227 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (87%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Canada (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Minidoka County


  • American (19%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)
  • Danish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Minidoka County, Idaho in 2000:

  • 80 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Minidoka County, Idaho in 2010:

  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,283.

7.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.22% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($28,753 average AGI)
1.91% relocated from other states ($10,282 average AGI)
Minidoka County:

1.91%
Idaho average:

4.74%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cassia County, ID  3.32% ($42,776 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.51% ($33,027)
from Ada County, ID  0.32% ($25,000)


7.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Idaho average:

7.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.17% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($26,166 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($10,742 average AGI)
Minidoka County:

1.87%
Idaho average:

3.66%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cassia County, ID  2.65% ($36,339 average AGI)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.88% ($33,719)
to Ada County, ID  0.47% ($36,912)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.2

Births per 1000 population in Minidoka County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Minidoka County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Minidoka County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,942 (2,510 aged, 432 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 684 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Minidoka County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (274)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)
  • Congestive heart failure (120)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (108)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (101)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (84)
  • Unspecified dementia (80)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (70)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (68)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (45)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,337
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 411
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,323

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,835
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 947
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 42

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 193.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,182
  • In family households: 18,758 (3,161 male householders, 2,492 female householders)
    4,383 spouses, 7,086 children (6,611 natural, 108 adopted, 367 stepchildren), 353 grandchildren, 232 brothers or sisters, 196 parents, 179 other relatives, 648 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,325 (896 male householders (715 living alone)), 961 female householders (862 living alone)), 464 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 79

Size of family households: 2,511 2-persons, 1,205 3-persons, 838 4-persons, 666 5-persons, 317 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,578 1-person, 221 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

3,734 married couples with children.
1,700 single-parent households (515 men, 1,185 women).

70.8% of residents of Minidoka speak English at home.
27.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 49% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $96,174,000 ($5,002 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,642,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,437,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,750,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,866,000
Federal grants: $20,304,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,532,000 ($149,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,286,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,487,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,642,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,842,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,759
Here:

93 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 958
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +383
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,318
Here -122 per 1000 residents
State +43 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Minidoka County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.58 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • 1972014 or later
  • 1852010 to 2013
  • 8162000 to 2009
  • 7021990 to 1999
  • 6461980 to 1989
  • 1,8441970 to 1979
  • 8871960 to 1969
  • 8471950 to 1959
  • 5281940 to 1949
  • 1,3271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 893 rooms
  • 4184 rooms
  • 1,1365 rooms
  • 1,2846 rooms
  • 1,0107 rooms
  • 6408 rooms
  • 8489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • 01 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 3023 rooms
  • 5634 rooms
  • 5675 rooms
  • 3746 rooms
  • 2287 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • 13no bedroom
  • 771 bedroom
  • 8692 bedrooms
  • 2,9083 bedrooms
  • 1,1974 bedrooms
  • 3155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2911 bedroom
  • 8582 bedrooms
  • 7823 bedrooms
  • 2094 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Minidoka County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Minidoka County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Minidoka County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 99no vehicle
  • 9711 vehicle
  • 2,0862 vehicles
  • 1,2333 vehicles
  • 6704 vehicles
  • 3715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Minidoka County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Minidoka County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 145no vehicle
  • 6351 vehicle
  • 1,0532 vehicles
  • 2593 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

86.3% of Minidoka County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Idaho.

Minidoka County:

86.3%
State average:

83.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,548
  • Other state: 6,173
  • Northeast: 132
  • Midwest: 954
  • South: 1,198
  • West: 3,906
Year householders moved into unit in Minidoka County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Minidoka County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.6%Electricity
  • 14.7%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 118
Here:

4.4%
Idaho:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

5.3%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 54
Here:

8.2%
Idaho:

22.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Minidoka County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,474,000
    Solid Waste Management: $625,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,474,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,214,000
    Police Protection: $1,628,000
    Financial Administration: $1,269,000
    Correctional Institutions: $668,000
    Corrections - Other: $663,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    General - Other: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $186,000
    Other - Hospitals: $154,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,815,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,467,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,096,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,491,000

Minidoka County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,474,000
    Solid Waste Management: $625,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,474,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,214,000
    Police Protection: $1,628,000
    Financial Administration: $1,269,000
    Correctional Institutions: $668,000
    Corrections - Other: $663,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    General - Other: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $186,000
    Other - Hospitals: $154,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,815,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,467,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,096,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,491,000

Minidoka County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,474,000
    Solid Waste Management: $625,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,474,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,214,000
    Police Protection: $1,628,000
    Financial Administration: $1,269,000
    Correctional Institutions: $668,000
    Corrections - Other: $663,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    General - Other: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $186,000
    Other - Hospitals: $154,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,815,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,467,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,096,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,491,000

Minidoka County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,474,000
    Solid Waste Management: $625,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,474,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,214,000
    Police Protection: $1,628,000
    Financial Administration: $1,269,000
    Correctional Institutions: $668,000
    Corrections - Other: $663,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    General - Other: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $186,000
    Other - Hospitals: $154,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,815,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,467,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,096,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,491,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 344
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 300
  • Number of recipients under 18: 76
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 204
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 64
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 128
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 165
Most common first names in Minidoka County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8478.2 years
William8176.9 years
Mary7782.0 years
George6076.1 years
James5970.7 years
Robert5372.7 years
Charles5176.4 years
Joseph3780.6 years
Richard3671.6 years
Fred3478.4 years
Most common last names in Minidoka County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4877.4 years
Smith4478.0 years
Miller2676.4 years
Anderson2374.1 years
Clark2374.7 years
Hansen2174.3 years
Garner1876.3 years
Taylor1777.5 years
Jones1782.4 years
Schenk1782.1 years
Businesses in Minidoka County, ID
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1